Monday, June 6, 2016

PVT Robert L. Dittmar

PVT Robert L. Dittmar was born 22 Mar 1925.  From Fairfield, Connecticutt, we've yet to find any family information.

After Robert entered the service he was sent overseas and assigned to B Company 116th Infantry.  He trained with and landed with that unit on D-Day.  He was killed in action on 6 Jun 1944, dying on the beach.  His death was witnessed by Hal Baumgarten.

PVT Dittmar was repatriated and is buried in Arlington National Cemetery

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